Archives for November 2014

A Changing Economy = Changing Job Opportunities

​In a recent issue of Outside the Box author John Mauldin told a story of life when he was growing up and how it created an opportunity for him to earn some extra money while he was going to college. But today things have changed so much that young people today don’t even understand what he is talking about.

With technology changing so rapidly, if you want a good job, it is critical that you keep up and so with that lets look at life in 1958 from John’s perspective. ~Tim McMahon, editor

The Biggest Threat to U.S. Jobs

This week John Mauldin brings us a piece by Sam Rines of Chilton Capital Management in Houston, TX: The Biggest Threat to U.S. Jobs: “The Contestability Nightmare”.

October Unemployment Figures

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the October Unemployment figures on November 7th. The Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate was 5.8% down from 5.9% in September. The Unadjusted Unemployment rate was also down from 5.7% in September to 5.5% in October but traditionally October has one of the highest employment levels of the year.